• Penny

    Breed: Shepherd Mix
    Age: 6 months

    Penny is an adorable young shepherd mix that we adopted from Thrive Animal Rescue through Kelly, one of their foster partners in Huntington Beach. Kelly heard of this sweet girl roaming near the freeway as a stray in Riverside, CA and immediately jumped in to help Penny on behalf of Thrive. Despite her life as […]

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  • Marlow

    Breed: Lab Mix

    Marlow is a lab mix adopted from Labs and More Rescue here in San Diego. She is a fun girl who likes to learn and give lots of love. We are very glad she has joined our program, and our training team loves her! Marlow’s adoption, care, training, and future placement with a veteran was […]

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  • Desmond

    Breed: Mastiff Mix

    Desmond was one of 49 mastiffs rescued by the San Diego Department of Animal Services from a local hoarding situation. We adopted this sweet puppy from their Central Shelter. Desmond was affectionately named by his sponsors, the Petco Foundation, through an online poll of supporters who chose the name after Desmond Doss, the United States […]

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  • Benny

    Breed: Cattle Dog

    Benny is a cattle dog mix adopted from Labs and More Rescue here in San Diego. He is super smart, eager to work, and has a really fun personality. We are so glad that he found his way to our program, and we can’t wait to see the joy he brings to a veteran one […]

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  • Keeta

    Breed: Greyhound/Shepherd Mix

    Keeta is a young greyhound/shepherd mix adopted from Labs and More Rescue right here in San Diego! “Keeta” means very versatile and intuitive; one with leadership abilities for humanity and not for self-glorification. We think her name fits her new purpose perfectly!  She is such a fun addition to our team, and we love the […]

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  • Riddler

    Riddler was adopted from one of our rescue partners, Labs N More! The rescue contacted training director and Cofounder, Graham Bloem, to tell him that they had a few dogs we needed to meet and Riddler (formerly Angus) was one pup we just had to have for Shelter to Soldier™! This boy is very affectionate […]

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  • Armstrong

    Armstrong was adopted from one of our rescue partners, Labs N More! The rescue contacted training director and Cofounder, Graham Bloem, to tell him that they had a few dogs we needed to meet and Armstrong was one pup we just had to have for Shelter to Soldier™! This energetic and sweet boy is eager […]

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  • Duke

    Breed: Cattle Dog Mix
    Age: 1 year old

    In July of 2017, we were contacted by our close friend and rescue partner Cece Bloum, from Thrive Animal Rescue. Cece reached out to our training company, Specialty Dog Training, to get some basic obedience training for a new rescue for them, Duke. However, once we evaluated him, we determined that Duke would be a […]

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